Loren Tauer

Loren Tauer

  • Professor

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Faculty Expertise

  • Farm and Agribusiness Management
  • Food and Agricultural Economics


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management



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Loren Tauer conducts research in the areas of production economics and finance, focusing on technology assessment, efficiency and productivity, food safety, animal disease, and business organization and decisions. His work in finance has centered on family business finance, although he has completed research on banking and the U.S. Farm Credit System. He teaches a graduate course in production economics and has taught courses in agricultural finance, agribusiness, and business risk management. He served as the first David J. Nolan Director of the Charles H. Dyson School.

Selected Publications

Recent Courses

  • AEM 9900 - Doctoral-Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 7900 - Graduate-Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 7000 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 4110 - Introduction to Econometrics
  • AEM 8900 - Master's Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 6080 - Production Economics
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Iowa State University, 1979
  • MS South Dakota State University, 1975
  • BA Southwest Minnesota State University, 1973